Calendarium naturale magicum perpetuum

Published/Created:
Germany (?),
[ca. 1700]
Physical Description:
ff. 99 : parchment ; 340 x 433 (240 x 315) mm.
Materials:
parchment
Notes:
Script: Written epigraphically and always with great calligraphic skill in a variety of styles by a single practiced hand, possibly the same which executed the drawings.
Each page of the manuscript has a pen-drawn border on the recto side, containing an emblematical drawing, or complex calendrical or horological drawing, executed in pen and heightened with gold and silver.
Binding: Original calf binding, now rather deteriorated, the sides very elaborately gold-tooled in a multiple rectangle pattern, the large innermost rectangle with a series of circles containing floral ornaments, similar half-circles at the edges, the back in compartments with floral decoration; marbled endpapers, plain edges.
In Latin, Hebrew, and Greek.
Abstract:
Manuscript on parchment containing emblematical drawings related to horology and astrology, and astrological tables, each section opening with an elaborate title page.
Topics:
Alchemy--Early works to 1800
Astrology--Early works to 1800
Horology--Early works to 1800
Language:
Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
Hebrew
Latin
Genre:
Diagrams
Drawings
Manuscripts
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Mellon MS 72
Orbis Record:
11070991
Orbis Barcode:
39002118710418
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
10940070
Citation:
Witten, Laurence C. and Pachella, Richard. Alchemy and the Occult: A Catalogue of Books and Manuscripts from the Collection of Paul and Mary Mellon. Volume Four: Manuscripts, Mellon MS 72.
Calendarium Naturale Magicum Perpetuum. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Partial work digitized.
OID:
10936626
PID:
digcoll:3917015

Number of Pages: 4
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